William T. Powers III, 69, died at his Springfield home Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. Twila, his wife of 32 years was by his side.
Bill was born April 9, 1943 to William T. and Dorothy Powers. He graduated from Parkview H.S. in 1961 then attended Drury College prior to joining the National Guard.
He was survived by his son, Jason Powers, of Kearney. Additional survivors include sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Dr. Jim and DeLoris Clark of Bates City; sister-in-law, Sandy Powers of Springfield; several nieces and nephews whom he loved as if they were his own and many great nieces and great nephews which he wished he could have watched grow-up.
Both parents and his brother, Robert preceded him in death.
There will be a “Celebration of Life” for Bill to be announced at a later date.